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Melbourne Day 2: Great Ocean Road

A couple of days before traveling to Melbourne, I booked a day tour to go the ocean road with Melbourne Australia Tours for 85 AUD$.

Sadly, they picked me up first, at 6:30am and we spend the next 2 hours around Melbourne picking up the rest of the people. The worst part is that after we got everybody in the bus the driver went back to where he picked me because another person was coming but she wasn´t ready when he picked up. Luckily, I´m very at sleeping in cars (or everywhere).

So, at 8:30 we were on the route to ocean road. We stopped for tea and a donut/pizza at 11:00. I have to say coffee in Melbourne is really good, everywhere. But this was not common in the rest of the places of Australia I visited.

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We stopped at Kenneth river  and walked a long a road full of beautiful birds and we spotted some koalas up high in the trees, beautiful place with free animals.

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At 13:30 we stopped to have a very regular lunch and at 16:15 we arrived in the 12 Apostles, which has free entry and we stayed there for 1 hour, to then go to London Arch at 17:30 to enjoy the beautiful sunset.

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

12 Apostles

London Arch

London Arch

London Arch

London Arch

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Just after the sun was down, we went to Loch Ard Gorge, the Arch and Razorback.

On our way back we stopped in Mc Donalds for a quick dinner (not included) and arrived in Melbourne at 22:00. They normally leave you where they picked you up (your hotel) but there was a problem with the bus and they left everyone in Square Federation.

It´s a very intense tour, with a lot of hours in the bus, but if you are short of time (as I was), it is a good way to have a quick view of the Ocean Road. If you have more time I´ll recommend to rent a car and spend a least one night in one of the little towns around the area.

 

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